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Consumer Confidence in Housing Market Jumped in November

Consumer confidence in the housing market increased November, rising to a score 91.5 on Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI).

Strong Jobs Report For November Quells Recession Fears

The U.S. economy added 266,000 new jobs in November while the unemployment rate was basically flat at a 50-year low of 3.5%,...

CoreLogic: Home Price Growth Set to Re-Accelerate

U.S. home prices increased 0.5% in October and were up 3.5% compared with November 2018, according to CoreLogic’s home price index.

Constrained by Lack of Supply, Pending Home Sales Fell in October

Pending home sales dipped 1.7% in October compared with September but were up 4.4% compared with October 2018, according to National Association...

New Home Sales Dipped in October But Remain Strong

New home sales were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 733,000 in October, down 0.7% compared with a revised 738,000 for...

Existing-Home Sales Increased in October

Existing-home sales were at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 5.46 million as of the end of October, an increase of 1.9% compared...

CoreLogic: Impact of Amazon’s HQ2 on D.C. Home Prices ‘Unclear at Best’

One of the challenges facing the housing market today is that home prices tend to skyrocket in the cities and counties where...

Applications For New Home Purchases Jumped 9% in October

Applications for mortgages for new home purchases increased an impressive 9% in October compared with September and were up a whopping 31.5%...

Housing Starts Jumped in October as Home Builders Ramped-Up Production

Home builders ramped-up production in October, as housing starts, building permits and housing completions all increased on a month-over-month and year-over-year basis.

Rising Home Prices Continued to Boost Home Equity Gains in Q3

As U.S. home prices continue to rise, the share of homeowners who are considered “equity rich” continues to climb, while the share...

Home Prices Continued to Climb in September, Raising Affordability Concerns

U.S. home prices increased 0.4% in September compared with August and were up 3.5% compared with September 2018, according to CoreLogic’s home...

Consumer Confidence in Housing Market Dipped in October

American consumers lost some confidence in the housing market in October, according to Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HSPI), which fell 2.7...

Low Mortgage Rates Helped Boost Homeownership Rate in Q3

The U.S. homeownership rate increased to 64.8% in the third quarter, up from 64.1% in the second quarter and up from 64.4%...

Home Prices Increased in August But the Slowdown Was Apparent

U.S. home prices increased 0.3% on an adjusted basis in August compared with July and were up 3.2% compared with August 2018,...

Freddie Mac: Housing Market Remains on Solid Ground

Despite the possibility of an economic slowdown, the housing market appears to be in good shape and mortgage originators should see increased...

Unemployment Rate Up Slightly in October but Job Market Remains Strong

The U.S economy added a better-than-expected 128,000 jobs in October, although the unemployment rate increased slightly to 3.6%, according to the U.S....

Pending Home Sales Increased in September, Spurred by Lower Mortgage Rates

Pending home sales increased 1.5% in September to reach a score of 108.7 on the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) Pending Home...

Ribbon Raises $330 Million in Equity and Debt Financing

Ribbon, which aims to bring speed, transparency and certainty to the home buying process, has raised $330 million in equity and debt...

New Home Sales Dipped in September But Were Up Year-Over-Year

After increasing 7.1% in August, new home sales in September fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 701,000, a decrease of...

FHFA: U.S. Home Prices Increased 0.2% in August

U.S. home prices increased 0.2% in August compared with July and were up 4.6% compared with August 2018, according to the Federal...

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